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ten

 (tĕn)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 9 + 1.
2. The tenth in a set or sequence.
3. Something having ten parts, units, or members.
4. Games A playing card marked with ten spots.
5. A ten-dollar bill.

[Middle English, from Old English tīen; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

ten adj. & pron.

ten

(tɛn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one. It is the base of the decimal number system and the base of the common logarithm. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 10, X, etc, representing this number
3. something representing, represented by, or consisting of ten units, such as a playing card with ten symbols on it
4. Also called: ten o'clock ten hours after noon or midnight
determiner
a. amounting to ten: ten tigers.
b. (as pronoun): to sell only ten.
[Old English tēn; related to Old Saxon tehan, Old High German zehan, Gothic taihun, Latin decem, Greek deka, Sanskrit dasa]

ten

(tɛn)

n.
1. a cardinal number, nine plus one.
2. a symbol for this number, as 10 or X.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. a ten-dollar bill.
5. Also called ten's place.
a. (in a mixed number) the position of the second digit to the left of the decimal point.
b. (in a whole number) the position of the second digit from the right.
adj.
6. amounting to ten in number.
[before 900; Middle English ten(e), tenn(e), Old English tēn(e), tīen(e), c. Old Frisian tian, Old Saxon tehan, Old High German zehan, Old Norse tīu, Gothic taihun, Latin decem, Greek déka, Skt daśa]

ten.

1. tenor.
2. Music. tenuto.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ten - the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and oneten - the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.ten - one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
Adj.1.ten - being one more than nineten - being one more than nine    
10, x
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

ten

determiner
Related words
adjective decimal
prefix deca-
Translations
tien
الرَّقْم 10العاشِرعشرةعَشَرَةعُمْر العاشِرَه
deu
desetdeset letdesetiletý
ti
dek
kümme
kymmenen
deset
tíztizes
sepuluh
tíutíu ára
10
decem
dešimtdešimtasdešimtasisdešimtiesdešimties metų
desmitdesmit gadu vecumsdesmit gadus vecs
zece
desaťdesať rokov
desetdesetica
tio
kumi
สิบ
mười

ten

[ten]
A. ADJdiez
B. Ndiez m
tens of thousandsdecenas de miles
ten to one he'll be latete apuesto que llega tarde
they're ten a pennyse encuentran en todas partes
see five for usage

ten

[ˈtɛn] numdix
She's ten → Elle a dix ans.
tens of thousands → des dizaines fpl de milliers

ten

adjzehn; the Ten Commandmentsdie Zehn Gebote; ten to one he won’t come(ich wette) zehn gegen or zu eins, dass er nicht kommt; a packet of ten (cigarettes)eine Zehnerpackung (Zigaretten)
nZehn f; tens (Math) → Zehner pl; to count in tensin Zehnern zählen; you can only buy them in tensman kann sie nur in Zehnerpackungen kaufen; Lynn’s a ten (inf: = very nice) → Lynn ist ’ne Nummer 10 (inf), → Lynn ist perfekt ? also six

ten

:
tenpence
nzehn Pence; (also tenpenny piece)Zehnpencestück nt
tenpin bowling, (US) tenpins
nBowling nt

ten

[tɛn]
1. adjdieci inv
2. ndieci m inv
tens of thousands → decine di migliaia
ten to one he'll be late (fam) → dieci a uno che arriva tardi
they're ten a penny (fam) → ce ne sono a bizzeffe
for usage see five

ten

(ten) noun
1. the number or figure 10.
2. the age of 10.
adjective
1. 10 in number.
2. aged 10.
ten-
having ten (of something). a ten-pound fine.
tenth noun
1. one of ten equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of ten (people, things etc); the next after the ninth.
ten-pin bowling noun
a game in which a ball is rolled at ten skittles in order to knock down as many as possible.
ˈten-year-old noun
a person or animal that is ten years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is ten years old.

ten

عَشَرَة deset ti zehn δέκα diez kymmenen dix deset dieci 10 tien ti dziesięć dez десять tio สิบ on mười
References in classic literature ?
Thus ruminating, patient as a cow, I ask myself: What were thy ten overcomings?
Supposing that among my forty warriors there should be found at least ten stupid ones -- ten who will allow themselves to be killed one after the other, from mere folly?
In ten days I was at home again--and my mother's arms were round me.
As ten o'clock struck, Michel Ardan, Barbicane, and Nicholl, took leave of the numerous friends they were leaving on the earth.
Ten fat goats, ten fat goats," the old Negro would croon over and over again.
Now, when Umslopogaas and Jikiza the Unconquered had come to the cattle kraal, they were set in its centre and there were ten paces between them.
Queen Zixi of Ix came after; then John Dough and the Cherub, with the rubber bear named Para Bruin strutting between them on its hind legs; then the Queen of Merryland, escorted by her wooden soldiers; then King Bud of Noland and his sister, the Princess Fluff; then the Queen of Ev and her ten royal children; then the Braided Man and the Candy Man, side by side; then King Dox of Foxville and King Kik-a-bray of Dunkiton, who by this time had become good friends; and finally Johnny Dooit, in his leather apron, smoking his long pipe.
That money was to have been spent otherwise--fifteen cents for supper, ten cents for breakfast, ten cents for lunch.
They were to call for her at her house in the Taurida Gardens at ten o'clock, but it was already five minutes to ten, and the girls were not yet dressed.
House-hunting in the other end of town ceased, and on Pine Street, between Fifth and Fourth, and in immediate proximity to the great Southern Pacific railroad yards, Billy and Saxon rented a neat cottage of four small rooms for ten dollars a month.
Now you paid ten francs for the handkerchief itself.
Close by was an Arab douar of some eight or ten tents.